Mike Derry

Mike Derry
  • Joined: Feb 2010
  • published: 350

Published a story 8:21am Jan 29th

A TASTE of Bundaberg is now available on a supermarket shelf near you, after honey producer Capilano paid tribute to the region’s macadamia nut producers.

Buyers go nuts for Bundy honey

29 Jan 2015

A TASTE of Bundaberg is now available on a supermarket shelf near you, after honey producer Capilano paid tribute to the region’s macadamia nut producers.

Published a story 7:51am Jan 28th

A VALUABLE resource documenting almost 21 years in the life of Australia’s parliament has been handed over to the Bundaberg and District Historical Society.

21 years of parliament handed over to historical society

28 Jan 2015

A VALUABLE resource documenting almost 21 years in the life of Australia’s parliament has been handed over to the Bundaberg and District Historical Society.

Published a story 11:48am Jan 23rd

A Bundaberg cane farm has benefited from a flood repair program that has turned a dangerous landslide into a sustainable piece of land.

Cane farm's flood-fuelled landslide restored by volunteers

23 Jan 2015

A Bundaberg cane farm has benefited from a flood repair program that has turned a dangerous landslide into a sustainable piece of land.

Published a story 9:49am Jan 23rd

ELECTRA cane grower Trevor Garrad’s farm was so badly affected by the 2013 floods he said it made working on the land dangerous.

Farm flood recovery in Bundaberg goes on for years

23 Jan 2015

ELECTRA cane grower Trevor Garrad’s farm was so badly affected by the 2013 floods he said it made working on the land dangerous.

Published a story 8:33am Jan 22nd

NEW Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers boss Allan Mahoney has supported a push by the tourism industry to allow backpackers to work in seasonal tourism jobs.

Backpackers and the tourism v farming battle

22 Jan 2015

NEW Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers boss Allan Mahoney has supported a push by the tourism industry to allow backpackers to work in seasonal tourism jobs.

Published a story 1:58pm Jan 21st

THE locomotive and the wooden coaches that rolled into Bundy at the weekend to celebrate Queensland Rail’s 150-year celebration sparked memories for one man.

Steam train brings back memories for Bundaberg man

21 Jan 2015

THE locomotive and the wooden coaches that rolled into Bundy at the weekend to celebrate Queensland Rail’s 150-year celebration sparked memories for one man.

Published a story 9:41am Jan 15th

AS THE state election campaign gathers pace, farmers are keeping up pressure for power price relief, saying it is the biggest issue facing them this election.

Farm power price tariffs 'biggest issue this election'

15 Jan 2015

AS THE state election campaign gathers pace, farmers are keeping up pressure for power price relief, saying it is the biggest issue facing them this election.

Published a story 9:59am Dec 12th

A GROUP of 21 teachers have come together at Bundaberg’s Kepnock State High School to discuss new ideas for teaching agribusiness.

Teachers put agribusiness at centre of training

12 Dec 2014

A GROUP of 21 teachers have come together at Bundaberg’s Kepnock State High School to discuss new ideas for teaching agribusiness.

Published a story 10:08am Dec 4th

THE cane harvest across Wide Bay is over for another year and the general feeling is there is much to look forward to. But what farmers need now is rain.

Optimism for 2015 crop as this year's crush wraps up

4 Dec 2014

THE cane harvest across Wide Bay is over for another year and the general feeling is there is much to look forward to. But what farmers need now is rain.

Published a story 2:48pm Nov 27th

IRRIGATORS have told the State Government it is time to act on the soaring power prices that are crippling growers and forcing many to walk off their farms.

Time for talking over, irrigators desperate for action

28 Nov 2014

IRRIGATORS have told the State Government it is time to act on the soaring power prices that are crippling growers and forcing many to walk off their farms.

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